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director: Clint Eastwood

composer: Steve Dorff
With: Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood en John McIntire

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As the film opens on an Oklahoma farm during the depression, two simultaneous visitors literally hit the Wagoneer home: a ruinous dust storm and a convertible crazily driven by Red, the missus' brother. A roguish country-western musician, he has just been invited to audition for the Grand Ole Opry, his chance of a lifetime to become a success. However, this is way back in Nashville, Red clearly drives terribly, and he's broke and sick with tuberculosis to boot. Whit, 14, seeing his own chance of a lifetime to avoid "growing up to be a cotton picker all my life," begs Ma to let him go with Uncle Red as driver and protege. Thus begins a picaresque journey both hilarious and poignant.


director: Clint Eastwood
composer: Steve Dorff
producer: Clint Eastwood

production company: The Malpaso Company

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country: USA
year: 1982


CLINT EASTWOOD (1930): Play Misty for Me (1971), The Beguiled: The Storyteller (Short - 1971), High Plains Drifter (1973), Breezy - Man at Marina (1973), The Eiger Sanction (1975), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), The Gauntlet (1977), Bronco Billy (1980), Firefox (1982), Honkytonk Man (1982), Sudden Impact (1983), Pale Rider (1985), Heartbreak Ridge (1986), Bird (1988), White Hunter Black Heart (1990), The Rookie (1990), Unforgiven (1992), A Perfect World (1993), The Bridges of Madison County… Show more

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Other festival films by director Clint Eastwood

2000:The Gauntlet
1985:Bronco billy
1985:Eiger sanction, the
1985:Gauntlet, the
1985:High plains drifter
1985:Play misty for me
1985:Sudden impact
1985:The Outlaw Josey Wales
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